Quotations About / On: SCHOOL

  • 41.
    Thus we steadily worship Mammon, both school and state and church, and on the seventh day curse God with a tintamar from one end of the Union to the other.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Slavery in Massachusetts" (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 4, p. 402, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 42.
    But why go to California for a text? She is the child of New England, bred at her own school and church.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Life Without Principle" (1863), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 4, p. 468, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 43.
    The household is a school of power. There, within the door, learn the tragi-comedy of human life.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Education," Lectures and Biographical Sketches (1883, repr. 1904).)
  • 44.
    Democracy is morose, and runs to anarchy, but in the state, and in the schools, it is indispensable to resist the consolidation of all men into a few men.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Nominalist and Realist," Essays, Second Series (1844).)
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  • 45.
    Masses are rude, lame, unmade, pernicious in their demands and influence, and need not to be flattered but to be schooled.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Considerations by the Way," The Conduct of Life (1860).)
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  • 46.
    The scholar may lose himself in schools, in words, and become a pedant; but when he comprehends his duties, he above all men is a realist, and converses with things.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. Speech, July 24, 1838, at Dartmouth College. "Literary Ethics," Nature, Addresses, and Lectures (1849).)
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  • 47.
    Absolute catholicity of taste is not without its dangers. It is only an auctioneer who should admire all schools of art.
    (Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Pall Mall Gazette (London, Feb. 8, 1886).)
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  • 48.
    Aristotle and Plato are reckoned the respective heads of two schools. A wise man will see that Aristotle platonizes.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Circles," Essays, First Series (1841, repr. 1847).)
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  • 49.
    Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?
    (John Keats (1795-1821), British poet. letter, Feb. 14-May 3, 1819, to his brother and sister-in-law, George and Georgiana Keats. Letters of John Keats, no. 123, ed. Frederick Page (1954).)
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  • 50.
    Jazz is the big brother of the blues. If a guy's playing blues like we play, he's in high school. When he starts playing jazz it's like going on to college, to a school of higher learning.
    (B.B. King (b. 1925), U.S. blues guitarist. Sunday Times (London, Nov. 4, 1984).)
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